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FOX
Nov 16, 2012 9:30am PST
places have an energy that not only attracts people but attracts events. >> twilight zone 2012. >> it's confusing me. >> it's an interactive game that uses the whole planet. >> what? >> take google earth, make an interactive game and you have something for your mobile phone called ingress. how you play, you get your phone, walk to points of interest, connect dots and build a wall between your energy field and the people on the other side try to tear your wall down. >> there's resistance. people think this thing they have uncovered is not good for us or enlightened, think this energy thing is positive for us. in the middle of the game they will continue to feature videos like this to keep people interested. >> i would like to be on a rogue team that messes everything up for everyone. >> you can be the pioneer. >> anybody in the world can play it that has access to it, not quite ready for ios. those with iphones have to wait a while to get it. here is the thing. this game isn't over in a couple of plays, couple of weeks. they expect this game to last for over a year. >> i love it
FOX
Nov 11, 2012 5:00am PST
address now? >> obviously when you talk about energy, talk about environment, one of the reasons chris christie, the governor of new jersey inadvertently helped us on our side was that in fact he respected the integrity of obama's response. you talk about central go. it's not about centralized government and big government. it's about fema's responsibility to manage emergencies. let me finish. >> i'm just saying. my point is that there's a different philosophical approach. the republicans want to cut fema, outsource it. what obama did is said no, the government is responsible to those people who are victims of natural disaster. so when you talk about energy and environment, when you speak about economic policy, look. the black unemployment is at 14%. we've got to address that as an american problem. we've got to talk about the violence of inner cities and the urban situations, again that read black. but also more broadly when you think about an obama administration to shore up the health care, affordable health care act. because look, when social security began and medicare and m
FOX
Nov 16, 2012 12:00pm PST
extinguished. the rigbylongs to black elk energy, an independent oil and gas company headquartered in houston. >>> a texas rail crossing where a train hit a parade float yesterday has had 10 previous collisions over the past 33 years, according to federal accident records. yesterday's collision in midland killed 4 veterans on the float. investigators say one of them pushed his wife to safety just before he died. 16 other people were injured, some critically when the train hit the tractor-trailer towing the float. the trailer was blocked by traffic from moving off they have tracks. >>> twinkies may soon fade into history because the hostess company wants to keep its promise to shut down operations because workers did not end their strike yesterday. ktvu's janine de la vega has the background. >> reporter: most americans have sunk their teeth into a twinkie or ho ho at some point in their life. >> that was the afternoon snack, you came home from school and had a twinkie or a ho ho. >> now that hostess announced it will close, some customers want to stock up. >> buy them and put them awa
FOX
Nov 12, 2012 5:00am PST
account for pollutions but they can sell them. they will help drive california towards a clean energy campaign. >>> and they are cracking down on drivers who are sleepy behind the wheel. it is almost as dangerous as driving drunk and after 17 hours of driving, it is as dangerous as those who have a .7 alcohol level. drowsy driving deaths were very high in 2010. >> i get on the road at 3:00 a.m., i am drowsy, i'm sorry. >> i am going to have a cup of coffee, let's take a look at what we have, traffic is moving along pretty well and as we have been mentioning, northbound 280, getting to highway 17 looks good, we may have some schools out today. southbound 608 to sunole -- 680 looks good as you get to the bottom of the hill. >>> 43 in ocean beach, for some it is not bad and for others it is cold out there. overall it will be mostly sunny partly sunny to the north, mainly 60s, pam. >> all right, steve, coupling up next, -- coming up next, the bay area connection which was once at the supreme court. >>> coming up why the president thinks he should support higher taxes. >>> and they are put
FOX
Nov 15, 2012 7:00am PST
very popular energy drink. the concerns that it could be linked to more than a dozen deaths. >> police are trying to catch an arsonist, we'll tell you about the latest fires police believe he set just last night. >> parents in san jose have a lot of questions about why a registered sex offender was allowed at their children's school. we'll tell you why he was not arrested, and we'll have more on the sheriff's department investigation. >>> passengers report being stuck at airports or runways some people say they've been waiting for up to two hours this morning. for the flights to take off. united blames a computer out damage. this is video from news chopper 2 taken of sfo. you can see united planes parked at the terminal this is at least the third major computer outage for united since june. and it happens with continental. the passengers are being told by pilots and airport agents that the computers are down and they don't know when the system will returned. of course, this does not bode well for the airlines. it's a week from thanksgiving, and that's when holiday travel sta
FOX
Nov 15, 2012 6:00pm PST
-hour energy, it could have contributed to 13 deaths. ktvu's david stevenson is live in san francisco where other energy drinks are also coming under scrutiny. >> reporter: that's right. these drinks are getting a lot of negative attention. >> reporter: they can barely keep it in stock. >> some people buy like six for the next two days. >> reporter: 5-hour energy shots sell out quickly in this busy neighborhood. >> reporter: who buys these? >> workers at the hotels, business people. they come in to get a quick boost. >> reporter: it is getting unwelcomed attention from the food and drug administration. since 2008 the fda received reports of 13 deaths and 30 life threatening injuries. >> i think we will find out that anybody who dies probably had preexisting heart disease. >> the fda last month said there were 5 fatality reports mentioning monster. he challenged them to prove the product is safe for young people. >> guidelines say they should have no more than 100-milligram as day. a 16-ounce monster drink has 160-milligrams. >> reporter: 5-hour energy told ktvu it is unaware
FOX
Nov 16, 2012 4:00am PST
. popular energy drinks are under investigation. federal officials are checking into reports of 13 deaths during the past 4 years that may be linked to 5-hour energy drinks. the manfacturer calls the claims "overblown" and says the beverages have no more caffiene than a cup or two of coffee. pepsi plans to fight fat with fizz. pepsico plans to release a fat-fighting beverage called "pepsi special." the soda, which will be released in japan only, contains dextrin, which helps to slow fat absorbtion in the body. no word yet on when the product will be released. still to come, should you buy on the dips? we'll get some very opinionated trader takes later on. but first, some optimistic views on the housing sector are next with bill moller. w the housing wreck - that's what got us into this mess, and it'll likely be the housing recovery that'll fully and finally get us out of this waning recession. to track the improvement we always look at the numbers. and each month, realtor.com pumps out national and regional housing data. the october figures just went to press, so let's talk with ma
FOX
Nov 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
. >>> more good news tonight for people who like coffee, tea or energy drinks. research shows caffeine helps the brain recognize positive words. the people drank coffee 30 minutes before performing a task. that boosted their recognition of positive words. they believe caffeine has a strong effect of dopamine. >>> the election is now settled. the next major order of positive, prevent a economic train wreck. >> when i come back, the latest computer model, when the rain begins tomorrow. go to voicesofmeningitis.org. >>> republicans in had house and president obama will have -- in the house and president obama will have to work quickly to reach an agreement on the tax code. speaker of the house john boehner discussed the issue. gop leaders made it clear they will not support an increase in the tax rate for any american, including top earners. >> we are willing to accept new revenue under the right conditions. what matters is where the increase comes from and what type of reform comes with it. >> budget for the pentagon and other programs will be slashed next year. republicans and democrats
FOX
Nov 9, 2012 4:00am PST
you will. there has been a lot of energy to the downside. it started wednesday. we saw a continuation of that yesterday. basically closed 'em out on the lows. everything across the board literally looks weak right now. the one thing that's been just kind of crazy and doesn't really fit in with all of this is that the dollar has been sideways, right around 81 even, and that the volatility index is still holding right around this 18, 19 level. everybody's talking about it. nobody knows why. but again, certainly worth taking note of. > > we will talk about that later in the show. gas is another situation. can you say that gas prices will remain low until the end of the year? > > it sure seems to be. again, we just saw that rejection off the crude $100 level. it seems like the national average in that mid-$3 range right now, certainly coming off from what was a scare. it was just a few months ago we were all concerned that we were going to see $4.50, $5 a gallon. but it seems to be, again, coming into the holiday session, this crude right now certainly has potential for some
FOX
Nov 15, 2012 5:00am PST
monday. >> thank steve. >>> concerns about a popular energy drink, it could be linked to more than a dozen deaths. >>> and air force recruits following allegations of sexual assaults. >>> good morning it looks good if you are driving on the sunole grade, we will tell you more about the commute and bay area weather. ♪ just put a little bit of yourself ♪ ♪ in everything you do [ female announcer ] add your own ingredients to hamburger helper for a fresh take on a quick, delicious meal. it's one box with hundreds of possibilities. progresso. in what world do potatoes, bacon and cheese add up to 100 calories? your world. ♪ [ whispers ] real bacon... creamy cheese... 100 calories... [ chef ] ma'am [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. . >>> happening right here on the steps of the capital building and u.s. congress is gathering for their class photo, more than 80 members of congress and they are learning about ethics about budgets, about staffing, where they are going to live and these are pictures from the live steps of the u.s. capital and they are the new ele
FOX
Nov 8, 2012 5:00pm PST
forecast, they are not coming in a line, they are coming in energy packets. here is an energy packet. impulses slide through. that is how today was. as we go through the next 24 hours, expect what we have been seeing. keep a jacket handy, umbrella handy. 3:00 a.m. and then in the early morning hours, things dry out. but more scattered showers. story will be scattered showers, maybe a thunderstorm. friday morning, saturday morning, the over night lows, it is going to be close. i will see you back here in a little bit. >>> fire department is putting new ipads in all of the fire trucks. the special software they have and how it would have helped during the pg&e pipeline explosion. >> what you will be able to purchase from this new online site. >>> firefighters are going high tech. as of today all of their fire engines are equipped with nigh ipads. -- with new ipads. they are mounted inside the cabs of the fire trucks. they can give them incident access to key information about an instant. including mapping and building information. the chief says it lets him track resources and assess t
FOX
Nov 12, 2012 10:00pm PST
power company's response to the energy seemed so slow. >> they will be held accountable for past performance and then we also have to get smart about this and we have to make sure we're prepared for when this happens again. because i believe this will happen again. >> president obama is scheduled to tour the new york city area on thursday and will be briefed on the rebuilding effort. >>> volunteers in contra costa county went to work tonight preparing some much needed supplies to send the people back east who are in those storm damaged areas. heather holmes is live where boxes of donated goods will soon be shipped out. >> reporter: frank for more than five hours tonight this baseball shed was bustling an assembly line of volunteers hoping to solve the big problem thousands of miles away. take a look this is the result. 97 boxes of everything from sleeping bags to two way radios sealed and ready to go. >> this is great. fantastic. >> reporter: from gold weather clothes,. >> we have some diapers and wipes. >> to baby items. >> reporter: to other essential supplies. the donations ju
FOX
Nov 15, 2012 6:00am PST
expected. >>> we have some questions and concerns about a popular energy drink which could be connected to more than a dozen deaths. >>> the new deal in the works, the outside land festival is bringing in some extra benefits for the city. . >>> welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 morning news. the food and drug administration has 13 reports of death which could be thrown a caffeinated -- linked to a caffeinated energy drink. investigators say there is no evidence but in each case it is cited for possible involvement and they continue to investigate. they say the drink is safe when used as directed. >>> hostess said all of their workers will be out of a job if workers do not return to work today. they could file for liquidation tomorrow and if they approve, they could should down as early as tuesday. they have been trying to reorganize their finances but they walked out after pay and benefit cuts. >>> they could have huge benefits for the city and under the proposed contract, it could be extended for 8 more years. it would also allow up to 10,000 more people to be part of the event. >>> l
FOX
Nov 10, 2012 10:00pm PST
the north. it looks like the bulk of the energy is up to the north. for the niners game, temperatures in the upper 50s. so after that cold start tomorrow morning these numbers will be in the upper 50s to right around 60 degrees. san josi 60. santmeta, 59 santmateo, 59. another cold morning, probably not as chilly as tomorrow morning and then we thicken up the high clouds. there is a slight chance of showers on wednesday and then make a chance of showers on thursday. tomorrow for veteran's day, temperatures on the coal side first thing tomorrow morning. by the way, the projected low in truckee tomorrow morning, 1 below. >> wow, that is cold. don't feel so bad here. >>> unique arts and crafts were the draw for shoppers aharvest festival in san mateo. organizers say thousands of unique items are for sale, range from jewelry to wooden toys. all of the items are made by hand by artisans. >> they send the entire spring creating them at their workshops. you can buy them at harvest festival or go o-loan and find their art. event continues tomorrow in san mateo and the weekend after thanksgivi
FOX
Nov 12, 2012 7:00am PST
-- emissions but may also sell them. they hope to drive california toward a clean energy economy. >>> the chp wants to know if you are too sleep foy drive. better keep our eyes open. because the chp is launching a week-long crackdown on croucy driving. the chp says drowsy driving is about as dangerous as driving drunk. >>> coming up on 7:24. hoping everyone is wide awake behind the wheel. how are things going in downtown san jose? >> okay. we've been looking at one of the slowest commutes on a regular monday. i want to show you 280, northbound right to downtown on the right. you can see traffic is just fine. just a lot of schools today are observing veterans day, even though veterans day was yesterday. but right now, it's having an effect on the commute. looking at the east bay, southbound 880, southbound 8 0 they are clearing a crash -- 880 they are clearing a crash. let's go to steve. >> thank you, sal. >>> a lot of 30s. let's get used to that. the afternoon highs will come up a little bit. at least through wednesday or thursday and then we'll see have to if we get clouds in here. reall
FOX
Nov 15, 2012 5:00pm PST
went bankrupt later. >>> new health concerns about another type of energy product, this time it is the 5-hour energy which comes in a shot size bottle. ktvu's david stevenson tells us what led to the investigation. david? >> reporter: first, monster energy, now 5-hour energy is being scrutinized for possible link to injuries and deaths. >> reporter: she is a coordinator at ucsf and relies on 5-hour energy shots to give a boost. >> i try not to do it too often. only on days when i feel like i am sluggish. >> the food and drug administration is taking a closer look at the drink. they confirms to ktvu it received reports of 13 deaths and 30 reports of life threatening injuries since 2008. >> energy drinks are about two cups of coffee and kind of put together in a way that might encourage you to take multiple doses. >> reporter: they asked researchers to look into hundreds of cases involving a variety of energy drippings. he says large doses of -- energy drinks. he says large doses can set off heart conditions. >> adrenaline triggers heart erythema. >> reporter: they say they are unaware o
FOX
Nov 14, 2012 10:00pm PST
francisco. also, concerns about a popular energy drink and the investigation into whether it's connected into more than a dozen deaths. >> these newly released numbers reveal who is most likely to be poor in america, with age, and ethnicity as most likely to be struggling. reless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. >>> new at 10:00, a report out says california is number 1 when it comes to residents living in poverty. one woman's struggle just to have the bare necessities. >> reporter: friend, second harvest food bank opened this second location just because of the need. and according to this new report today, the number of needy has gone up. >> inside this two bedroom home. >> once we turn it up,
FOX
Nov 12, 2012 2:00am PST
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FOX
Nov 9, 2012 6:00pm PST
. >> intell has launched a new more powerful chip that uses less energy. the new chip offers twice the power but uses 8% less energy while in use. intel says the chip is more reliable. the new product release didn't seem to help their stock. shares actually slipped today to close just under $21 per share. >> the santa clara district attorney's office is warning people to beware of superstorm sannie relief scams. the solicitor will pressure the donor for a cash donation and won't explain exactly how that money will be used. they claim they're working for well known charities. >>> the white house announced the president will travel to new york next thursday to tour damaged areas on the east coast. the president is scheduled to meet with affected families, local officials and first responders. >> a little bit of everything. record heat, hail, rain, win, now it's cold weather. cold overnight lows. even the daytime highs. we still have some showers out there. these working their way down along the peninsula on the west side. working their way towards davenport. the showers are limited. that's all
FOX
Nov 11, 2012 10:00pm PST
emissions but they may also sell them. the system will help drive california toward a clean energy economy and environmentalists appraising it is a model for the world. >>> the recent wet weather system that rolled through the bay area brought lots of snow to the bay area. we want to show you what it looked like on friday in nayac. at high elevations more than 2 feet of snow fell. it was the first sizable snowfall of the season. and as you see here from these pictures boy it costs several spin outs and traffic back ups for drivers heading to the mountains. >>> it's not even thanksgiving yet and people are already skiing at lake tahoe. we want to show you what's going on out here. this is a picture taken at boreal ski resort. they did have the snow machine going on out there. more and more ski resorts are set to open this month. north star is set to open in a week. and we move on and see that kirk wood is set to open on november 21st that's the week of thanksgiving. >>> officials are investigating a fire at a fremont school. the key piece of evidence that has investigators calling this blaz
FOX
Nov 15, 2012 10:00pm PST
records harding those high caffeine energy drinks. today the fda released more records about previous warnings about rock star, monster and five hour energy. the fda wants to announce that the naming does not mean it contributed to the injury or the death. >>> they say they have developed a compound that acts like a molecular tweezer and successfully removes plaque from the use of mice. the use of so called tweezers may not help human neurons in the same way but may be good to use before the onset of alzheimer's. >>> we'll hear from buster posey on the latest award he is now taking home. >> and get ktvu news to go. download the ktvu app. download the app and you can watch all our newscasts right there on your mobile device. [ female announcer ] add your own ingredients to hamburger helper for a fresh take on a quick, delicious meal. it's one box with hundreds of possibilities. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant >>> mark is here now with sports, it seems like it couldn't have happened to a nicer guy.
FOX
Nov 7, 2012 6:00pm PST
afternoon. more energy swings in friday morning. it is an air mass thing, scattered showers. thursday and friday, unsettled weather. you will need jackets. umbrella at times and sunshine as well. there is a snow advisory in the mountains. that will stay in effect through tomorrow night. looking for snow levels in the mountains down to 3,000 feet. and could see a foot of snow in the higher elevations or lower elevations. feels like winter. went from really warm to what is up with this. >> over night. thank you. >>> this year's christmas tree arrived in sacramento today. they transported the 50-foot from redding. crews will spend days trimming the tree and decorating it and 12,000 l.e.d. lights. >>> coming up on bay area news at 7:00 on tv 36, in the end eit was less suspenseful than some predicted -- it was less suspenceful than some predicted. -- suspenseful than some predicted. and the voter approved measure that has them steamed, join us for these stories and more on bay area news at 7:00 on tv 36. >>> in three minutes the new plan in one city to put the brakes on where the food tru
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